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Inspections and prevention activities

As part of our strategy to reduce the serious injury rate by applying resources and effort where they will be most effective, WorkSafeBC officers are inspecting workplaces and conducting consultation and education activities.

Inspections

Activities Details

Inspections — Violence
Q1–Q4 2021

Implement a program of planned inspections at locations (selected by employer and classification units), with a focus on preventing acts of violence in high-risk classification units, employers, and occupations

Inspections — Overexertion
Q1–Q4 2021

Implement a program of inspections focused on preventing overexertion injuries due to patient handling in long-term care and social services

Consultation and education activities

Activities Details

Education services
Q1–Q4 2021

Provide information and support via presentations to industry stakeholders

Update of core MSI and violence prevention resources
2021–2022

Update Violence: Take Care manual (subject to Occupational Health and Safety Regulation update)

Update MSI: Handle with Care manual